California Consulting is pleased to announce the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) BJA FY18 STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training Program.
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) FY 18 STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training Program
Due Date: July 23, 2018
Amount: $26,000,000 with an award Ceiling of $1,000,000
Eligibility: State governments, Special district governments, County governments, City or township governments, Independent school districts, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Description: Among its provisions, the STOP School Violence Act of 2018 authorized BJA to manage a grant program that would support efforts by state, local, and federally-recognized Indian tribes to prevent and reduce school violence. Specifically, the BJA program will address: (1) training school personnel and educating students to prevent student violence; (2) development and operation of anonymous reporting systems against threats of school violence, including mobile telephone applications, hotlines, and websites; and (3) development and operation of school threat assessment and crisis intervention teams that may include coordination with law enforcement agencies and school personnel. In addition, the program may fund specialized training for school officials in intervening and responding to individuals with mental health issues that may impact school safety.